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Alabama

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Alabama Senate debate, Sessions vs. Figures

Alaska

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Alaska Senate debate, Murkowski vs. Miller
2008 Alaska Senate debate, Begich vs. Stevens
2004 Alaska Senate debate, Murkowski vs. Knowles

Arizona

    Arizona Senate debates:
  • April 26: Washington Post coverage of Carmona-Flake on DREAM Act
  • Washington Post blog on Arizona Senate debate, April 26, 2012
  • "Ten Questions" in Washington Post: Flake on May 2; Carmona on May 3.
  • May 19: DailyBeast.com coverage of Carmona-Flake race
  • May 24: Democratic primary debate gather at Sirens' Cafe in Kingman, covered by Kingman Daily Miner
  • May 2012: The Sahuarita Sun interviews with Senate primary candidates Carmona and Flake (interviewed separately)
  • June 28: Tucson Weekly interview
  • Oct. 10: The Hill coverage of first Arizona Senate general election debate.
  • Oct. 26: Yuma Sun and KYMA-TV-11 coverage of "Rural Issues" Arizona Senate debate in Yuma, hosted by KAWC Colorado River Public Media and Arizona Western College.



Sen. Kyl retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Arizona Senate debates, Flake vs. Carmona
2010 Arizona Senate debates, Hayworth vs. McCain
2006 Arizona Senate debate, Kyl vs. Pederson
2004 Arizona Senate debate, McCain vs. Starky

Arkansas

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Arkansas Senate debates, Boozman vs. Lincoln
2004 Arkansas Senate debate, Holt vs. Lincoln

California

    California Senate debates:
  • Sacramento Bee Voter Guide, June 2012
  • Email from Feinstein to Taitz on CA Senate debate plans, May 14, 2012
  • Los Angeles Times coverage of Senate debates, June 5, 2012
  • Your Candidates Your Health profile: 2012 CA Senate debates Jun 15, 2012
  • San Francisco Chronicle coverage of Sen. Feinstein's refusal to debate Emken; Oct. 10, 2012



Sen. Feinstein up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 California Senate debate, Feinstein, Taitz, and Emken
2010 California Senate debate, Fiorina vs. Boxer

Colorado

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Colorado Senate debates, Buck vs. Bennett
2008 Colorado Senate debate, Schaffer vs. Udall
2004 Colorado Senate debate, Salazar vs. Coors

Connecticut

    Connecticut Senate debates:
  • Debate coverage by Mary E. O’Leary, New Haven Register, March 3, 2012
  • Associated Press coverage of CT Senate debate on WTNH, 5 Apr 2012
  • Debate coverage by WFSB, April 15, 2012; hosted by Face the State with Dennis House; moderators Angela Dias of WTIC Radio and Brian Lockhart of Hearst Newspapers.
  • Democratic & GOP Primary debate coverage by Associated Press, NBC Connecticut, Hartford Courant & Connecticut Day, April 15-22, 2012.
  • Gregory Hladky in the New Haven Advocate 5/4/2010
  • New Haven Register and Easton Daily Voice on CT Democratic primary Senate debate, May 23 & 24, 2012.
  • Hartford Courant on CT Democratic primary Senate debate, May 24, 2012: one-on-one Chris Murphy and Susan Bysiewicz; at Central Connecticut State University; organized by WNPR's public affairs program, "Where We Live".
  • Westport News and Minuteman News Center coverage of CT Democratic primary Senate debate in Westport Town Hall, May 30, 2012.
  • June 14 first one-on-one GOP primary debate: Linda McMahon and Christopher Shays, hosted by the University of Connecticut, sponsored by The Hartford Courant and FOX CT.
  • New Haven Register on 2012 CT Senate debate 6/29/2012 and 7/18/2012
  • New Orleans TImes-Picayune (LA); Connecticut Mirror; and Darien Patch coverage; plus Hartford Courant fact-checking; 2012 CT Senate debate, 7/22-31.
  • New Haven Register coverage of CT Senate debates, 9/27/2012
  • Boston Globe coverage of CT Senate debates, 10/18/2012



Sen. Lieberman retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Connecticut Senate debates, Bysiewicz vs. Murphy vs. Shays
2010 Connecticut Senate debates, Blumenthal vs. McMahon
2006 Connecticut Senate debate, Lamont vs. Lieberman vs. Schlesinger
2006 Connecticut Democratic Primary debate, Lieberman vs. Lamont
2004 Connecticut Senate debate, Dodd vs. Orchulli

Delaware

    Delaware Senate debates:
  • May 26, 2012: coverage by Delaware Republican Examiner on Wade's call for 10 debates
  • Sept. 14, 2012: coverage by Delaware Republican Examiner on Carper's acceptance of 10 debates
  • Oct. 17, 2012: coverage by Delmarva Daily Times
  • Oct. 19, 2012: coverage by Cape Gazette and Newark Post; candidates forum moderated the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce.



Sen. Carper up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Delaware Senate debates, Pires & Wade vs. Carper
2010 Delaware Senate debates, Castle vs. O'Donnell
2006 Delaware Senate debate, Carper vs. Ting

Florida

    Florida Senate debates:
  • May 17, 2012, coverage by SouthernPoliticalReport.com website.
  • Oct. 18, 2012, coverage by Tampa Bay Times and Sun-Sentinel on only Senate general election debate



Sen. Nelson up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Florida Senate debates, LeMieux vs. Mack vs. Nelson
2010 Florida Senate debate, Rubio vs. Crist
2006 Florida Senate debate, Harris vs. Nelson
2004 Florida Senate debate, Martinez vs. Castor

Georgia

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Georgia Democratic Primary debate, Jones vs. Knight vs. Martin
2004 Georgia Senate debate, Isakson vs. Majette vs. Cain

Hawaii

    Hawaii Senate debates:
  • May 10, 2012, coverage by Civil Beat website.
  • May 30, 2012, Democratic primary debate coverage by Hawaii News Now; sponsored by the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association.
  • May 31, 2012, Democratic primary debate coverage by Hawaii Tribune-Herald.
  • Sept. 6, 2012, Fact-checking by Civil Beat on Hirono/Lingle
  • Oct. 18-20, 2012, coverage by Maui News and KITV on Hirono/Lingle debate



Sen. Akaka retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Hawaii Senate debates
2006 Hawaii Senate debates, Akaka vs. Case

Idaho

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Idaho Senate debate, Rammell vs. Risch vs. LaRocco

Illinois

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Illinois Senate debates, Kirk vs. Giannoulis
2008 Illinois Senate debate, Sauerberg vs. Durbin
2004 Illinois Senate debate, Obama vs. Keyes

Indiana

    Indiana Senate debates:
  • Jim Shella, WISH-TV-8 and 14 News WFIE Evansville coverage of GOP primary debate, April 11, 2012
  • Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Huffington Post, ABC News and RealClearPoitics.com coverage of GOP primary debate in Indianapolis, April 12, 2012
  • 14 News WFIE Evansville coverage of GOP primary debate, April 18, 2012, State Treasurer Mourdock vs. Senator Lugar
  • Evansville Courier & Press, and Indianapolis Star coverage of general election debate in Indianapolis, Oct. 15, 2012
  • Indianapolis Star and Associated Press coverage of general election debate held at Indiana University Southeast, Oct. 24, 2012



Sen. Lugar lost GOP primary in May 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Indiana Senate debates, Mourdock vs. Donnelly
2010 Indiana Senate debates, Coats vs. Ellsworth

Iowa

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Iowa Senate debates, Grassley vs. Conlin
2008 Iowa Senate debate, Harkin vs. Reed

Kansas

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Kansas Senate debates, Moran vs. Tiahrt
2008 Kansas Senate debate, Roberts vs. Slattery

Kentucky

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Kentucky Senate debate, Paul vs. Conway
2008 Kentucky Senate debate, McConnell vs. Lunsford
2004 Kentucky Senate debate, Mongiardo vs. Bunning

Louisiana

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Louisiana Senate debate, Landrieu vs. Kennedy
2004 Louisiana Senate debate, Vitter vs. John vs. Kennedy

Maine

    Maine Senate debates:
  • KJ Online coverage 3/31/2012
  • Portland Press Herald coverage of Senate debates, June 6, 2012
  • WCSH-6 Portland coverage of bipartisan candidate forum in South Portland, hosted by the Insurance Agents Association of Maine, June 6, 2012
  • Morning Sentinel coverage of 45-minute debate on WGME-13, June 6, 2012
  • Kennebec Journal coverage of debate at the University of Southern Maine, June 9, 2012
  • WGME-13 coverage, July 22, 2012
  • Portland Press Herald coverage, Aug. 15-23, 2012
  • Maine Today / Sentinel coverage, Aug. 23, 2012
  • Maine Public Broadcasting Network "Your Vote 2012", downloaded Sept. 1, 2012
  • King/Summers/Dill debate at University of Southern Maine on Sept. 12-13, 2012, covered by Portland Press-Herald
  • King/Summers/Dill debate at Franco-American Center in Lewiston on Sept. 17, 2012, covered by Kennebec Journal



Sen. Snowe retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Maine Senate debates, King vs. Summers vs. Matt Dunlap
2008 Maine Senate debate, Collins vs. Allen

Maryland

    Maryand Senate debates:
  • Your Candidates Your Health profile questionnaires - Bongino and Cardin, June 15, 2012
  • Cumberland Times-News coverage, July 22, 2012
  • Baltimore Jewish Times coverage, Aug. 3, 2012
  • Cumberland Times-News coverage of debate on Larry Young’s WOLB-AM radio show, Oct. 25, 2012


Sen. Cardin up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Maryland Senate debates Sobhani & Bongino vs. Cardin
2006 Maryland Senate debate, Cardin vs. Steele vs. Zeese
2004 Maryland Senate debates, Mikulski vs. Pipkin

Massachusetts

    Massachusetts Senate debates:
  • Associated Press coverage of preparation for 2012 MA Senate debates, May 25, 2012
  • Coverage of televised Warren-Brown debate, Sept. 20, 2012; by Boston Globe, North Adams Transcript, FutureOfCapitalism.com, and Boston Globe fact-checking.
  • Boston Globe and Fox News coverage of Senate debate, Oct. 2, 2012, debate held at UMass Lowell; Sponsored by Boston Herald.
  • New York Times coverage of Senate debate, Oct. 10, 2012, debate held at Symphony Hall in Springfield.



Sen. Brown up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Mass. Senate debates, Warren vs. Brown
2009 Mass. Special Election debate, Khazei vs. Coakley vs. Capuano
2008 Massachusetts Senate debate, Kerry vs. Beatty

Michigan

    Michigan Senate debates:
  • The Petoskey Tea Party-WMKT debate, Feb. 18, 2012
  • GOP primary debate at Central Michigan University, covered by Catey Traylor, Central Michigan Life, January 14, 2012
  • Huron Daily Tribune and WNEM-TV5 coverage of GOP Senate debate at Unionville-Sebewaing Area High School, July 13 & 20, 2012
  • Michigan Live reporting that there will be no formal Senate debate between Sen. Debbie Stabenow and Rep. Pete Hoekstra, Oct. 11, 2012



Sen. Stabenow up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Michigan Senate debates, Boman vs. Konetchy vs. Hoekstra
2006 Michigan Senate debate, Bouchard vs. Stabenow

Minnesota

    Minnesota Senate debates:
  • GOP Primary debate covered by Brian Matthews in Bemidji Pioneer, April 20, 2012
  • Primary debate coverage by Princeton Union-Eagle, May 17, 2012
  • Star-Tribune coverage by Rachel Stassen-Berger, May 29, 2012
  • Alexandria Echo Press, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and MinnPost.com coverage of FarmFest: A panel of agricultural journalists quizzed the candidates at a joint appearance, Aug. 8, 2012
  • Duluth News Tribune and Twin Cities Pioneer Press coverage of Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce debate on Sept. 18, 2012



Sen. Klobuchar up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Minnesota Senate debates, Arwood vs. Hernandez vs. Severson
2008 Minnesota Senate debate, Franken vs. Coleman
2006 Minnesota Senate debate, Kennedy vs. Klobuchar
2006 Minnesota primary debates, Klobuchar vs. Bell vs. Kennedy vs. Cavlan

Mississippi

No debates yet for 2012.


Sen. Wicker up for re-election in 2012; no debates yet for 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Mississippi Senate debate, Musgrove vs. Wicker

Missouri

    Missouri Senate debates:
  • Feb 19, 2012: Republican Senate primary debate in Kansas City, KSDK coverage
  • April 22, 2012: coverage of debate at Tiger Hotel by Columbia Daily Tribune
  • May 27, 2012: Yahoo.com coverage of Republican primary debate; two-hour event in Willard covered by KYTV.
  • Todd Akin editorial in Kansas City Star, June 26
  • July 7, 2012: Associated Press in News-Tribune; Fox-2-Now St. Louis; and PoliticMO.com: coverage of GOP candidates debate
  • July 9, 2012: Ballwin-Ellisville Patch coverage of GOP debate at Washington University
  • Aug. 14-19, 2012: TheHill.com, TheGatewayPundit.com and FreakoutNation.com coverage of election scandal: Akin comments and McCaskill reaction.
  • Sept. 21-27, 2012: Associated Press and Los Angeles Times coverage of 9/26/2012 debate in Rolla, and 9/21/2012 Missouri newspaper editors' debate.
  • Oct. 19, 2012: Reuters coverage of 10/18/2012 debate in Kansas City.
  • Oct. 26, 2012: KSDK-5 I-Team FactCheck on Senate TV ads



Sen. McCaskill up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Missouri Senate debates, Akin vs. Brunner vs. Steelman
2010 Missouri Senate debates, Blunt vs. Carnahan
2006 Missouri Senate debate, Talent vs. McCaskill
Sen. Kit Bond (R), retired 2010

Montana

    Montana Senate debates:
  • New England Cable News coverage of Montana Senate debate, June 16, 2012
  • The Republic coverage of the Montana Newspaper Association debate, June 17, 2012
  • The Hill coverage of Montana Senate debate, June 25, 2012
  • KULR-8 and The Hill coverage of Montana Senate debate, Oct. 8, 2012, sponsored by Billings Gazette Communications and Montana State University Billings.
  • Debate at Flathead Valley Community College in Kalispell, Oct. 14, 2012; sponsored by the Daily Inter Lake; coverage by Billings Gazette and Daily Inter Lake.
  • Missoula News coverage of fourth and final Senate debate, in Bozeman, Oct 22, 2012



Sen. Tester up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Montana Senate debates, Tester vs. Rehberg
2006 Montana 2-way Senate debate, Burns vs. Tester
2006 Montana 3-way Senate debate, Burns vs. Tester vs. Jones

Nebraska

    Nebraska Senate debates:
  • Omaha World Herald GOP primary debate coverage April 4, 2012
  • Omaha World Herald GOP primary debate coverage April 11, 2012, at Norfolk High School.
  • Lincoln Journal Star GOP primary debate in Norfolk at the Johnny Carson Theatre at Norfolk High School, sponsored by the Norfolk Daily News, coverage April 12, 2012.
  • West Point News GOP primary debate coverage April 19, 2012
  • Associated Press primary debate coverage May 1, 2012, debate sponsored by The Omaha World-Herald.
  • KCAU-TV9 Eyewitness News coverage of Nebraska Senate debate, June 28
  • Washington Times coverage of Nebraska Senate debate at the Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island, Aug. 25
  • Omaha World-Herald, Beatrice Daily Sun and Grand Island Independent coverage of Nebraska Senate debate in Grand Island, Sept. 28, debate held at the Omaha Community Playhouse.



Sen. Nelson retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Nebraska Senate debates, Fischer vs. Bruning vs. Flynn
2008 Nebraska Senate debate, Johanns vs. Kleeb

Nevada

    Nevada Senate debates:
  • Debate coverage in The Huffington Post, by Michael McAuliff, March 15, 2012
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal ad coverage on July 12, 2012
  • Las Vegas Sun ethics scandal coverage on July 13, 2012
  • Associated Press and Reno Gazette-Journal coverage of debate, Sept. 27, 2012, moderated by Mitch Fox, hosted by Reno Gazette-Journal in partnership with KNPB and KUNR
  • Las Vegas Sun coverage of Oct. 11 debate at Vegas PBS studio; moderated by Mitch Fox.



Sen. Heller up for election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Nevada Senate debates, Berkley vs. Heller
2010 Nevada Senate debates, Reid vs. Angle
2006 Nevada Senate debate, Ensign vs. Carter

New Hampshire

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 New Hampshire Senate debates, Ayotte vs. Hodes
2008 New Hampshire Senate debate, Shaheen vs. Sununu
2004 New Hampshire Senate debate, Gregg vs. Granny D

New Jersey

    New Jersey Senate debates:
  • N.Y.Times and Messenger-Gazette coverage of first Menendez-Kyrillos debate in Montclair; October 4, 2012.
  • Newark Star-Ledger coverage of second Menendez-Kyrillos debate; hosted at studios of New Jersey 101.5-FM October 10, 2012.
  • Bergen Record coverage of third & final Menendez-Kyrillos debate; co-sponsored by League of Women Voters of New Jersey; aired on WABC-TV & WPVI-TV October 14, 2012.



Sen. Menendez up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 New Jersey Senate debates, Menendez vs. Kyrillos
2008 New Jersey Senate debate, Lautenberg vs. Zimmer
2006 New Jersey Senate debate, Kean vs. Menendez

New Mexico

    New Mexico Senate debates:
  • Coverage by Igor Volsky on thinkprogress.org, dated April 20, of April 12th Senate debate.
  • KOAT-7 live blogging of Senate debate, June 3, 2012
  • Santa Fe New Mexican FactCheck on Senate debate, Oct. 11, 2012
  • KFOX-TV-14 coverage of 2012 N.M. Senate debate, Oct. 17, 2012



Sen. Bingaman retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 N.M. Senate debates, Wilson vs. Heinrich vs. Balderas
2008 New Mexico Senate debate, Udall vs. Pearce
2008 early New Mexico Senate debate

New York

    New York Senate debates:
  • Capital New York coverage of Senate debate Feb. 24, 2012
  • Post-Star Q&A in Glen Falls for N.Y. Senate candidates, March 2
  • Capitol Confidential coverage of N.Y. Senate debate, March 5
  • New York Times, Long Island Newsday and PR Newswire coverage of Senate GOP Primary debate, June 18, YNN-sponsored debate, at the NY1 studio in Chelsea, was moderated by Errol Louis and Liz Benjamin.
  • NY Post, endorsement editorial on N.Y. Senate June 21, 2012
  • New York Newsday and New York Daily News coverage, Oct. 17, 2012, of Long-Gillbrand Senate debate



Sen. Gillibrand up for re-election in 2012; ; Senate debates:
2012 New York Senate debates, Long vs. Gillibrand
2010 New York Senate debate, Gillibrand vs. DioGuardi
2006 New York Senate debate, Spencer vs. Clinton
2004 New York Senate debate, Schumer vs. Mills vs. O'Grady
2000 New York Senate debate, Lazio vs. Clinton

North Carolina

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 North Carolina Senate debate, Marshall vs. Cunningham
2008 N.C. Senate debate, Dole vs. Hagan
2004 N.C. Senate debate, Bowles vs. Burr

North Dakota

    North Dakota Senate debates:
  • Grand Forks Herald coverage of Senate race, Sept. 30
  • Associated Press in Austin Statesman, Sept. 15, 2012
  • North Dakota Broadcasters debate in Bismarck (ThinkProgress.com coverage), Sept. 5, 2012
  • NDpolitics.areavoices.com coverage March 31, 2012
  • Bismarck Tribune and KFYR-TV-5 Bismarck coverage of Oct. 11 debate hosted by the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce.
  • Fargo-Moorhead Forum and Bismarck Tribune coverage of Oct. 15 debate, hosted by Prairie Public's North Dakota television and radio network.
  • Connecticut Post coverage of Oct. 25 final Senate debate, in Bismarck.



Sen. Conrad retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 N.D. Senate debates, Berg vs. Heitkamp
2010 North Dakota Senate debates, Hoeven vs. Potter

Ohio

    Ohio Senate debates:
  • Cleveland Jewish News coverage 2/29/2012
  • Toldeo Blade, Cincinnati.com, and Cleveland Jewish News coverage of Oct. 15, 2012 debate at the City Club in Cleveland
  • Dayton Daily News on final Ohio Senate debate, held at WCET-TV in downtown Cincinnati; moderated by Chuck Todd of NBC; sponsored by the Ohio NBC Affiliated Television Stations and AARP, Oct. 25, 2012



Sen. Brown up for re-election in 2012. Senate debates:
2012 Ohio Senate debates, Pryce vs. Mandel
2010 Ohio Senate debates, Portman vs. Fisher
2006 Ohio Senate debate, DeWine vs. Brown

Oklahoma

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 Oklahoma Senate debate, Inhofe vs. Rice
2004 Oklahoma Senate debate, Coburn vs. Carson

Oregon

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2010 Oregon Senate debates, Wyden vs. Huffman
2008 Oregon Senate debate, Merkley vs. Smith

Pennsylvania

    Penna. Senate debates:
  • Philadelphia Daily News debate coverage 4/4/2012, debate at the Union League.
  • GOP primary debate in Murrysville; hosted by Murrysville-Export Republican Committee, covered by PoliticsPA.com January 21st, 2012
  • The Patriot-News and Erie Times-News coverage of (non-)debate plans, Oct. 11-12, 2012
  • WMZ-TV 69-News coverage, Oct. 18, 2012
  • Debate at the WPVI-TV studio, Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in Philadelphia. Sponsored by the Pennsylvania League of Women Voters.



Sen. Casey up for re-election in 2012. Senate debates:
2012 Penna. Senate debates, Smith vs. Scaringi vs. Rohrer
2010 Pennsylvania Senate debates, Toomey vs. Sestak
2006 Pennsylvania Senate debates, Santorum vs. Casey
2004 Pennsylvania Senate debates, Specter vs. Hoeffel

Rhode Island

    Rhode Island Senate debates:
  • Examiner.com coverage, by Kelly Cabral, of Oct. 23 debate
  • WPRI Eyewitness News coverage, by Nancy Krause, of Oct. 23 debate
  • Boston Globe coverage of debate at Rhode Island College, Oct. 24, 2012



Sen. Whitehouse up for re-election in 2012; Debates:
2012 Rhode Island Senate debates, Whitehouse vs. Hinckley

Previous Senate debates:
2006 Republican Primary debate, Laffey vs. Chafee

South Carolina

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2004 S.C. Senate debate, Tenenbaum vs. DeMint

South Dakota

No Senate race in 2012.


No Senate race in 2012; previous Senate debates:
2008 S.D. Senate debate, Dykstra vs. Johnson
2004 S.D. Senate debate, Daschle vs. Thune

Tennessee

No debates yet for 2012.


Sen. Corker up for re-election in 2012; no debates yet for 2012; previous Senate debates:
2006 Tennessee Senate debate, Corker vs. Ford

Texas

    Texas Senate debates:
  • Texas Public Radio debate coverage, Feb. 23, 2012
  • Texas Public Policy Foundation and Empower Texans sponsored debate covered by KVUE on 3/29/2012
  • Top four Republican candidates for Texas' open U.S. Senate seat face off April 13 live on KVUE
  • Republican Primary debate coverage by San Angelo Standard-Times, April 13, 2012
  • Primary debate -- Democrats and Republicans on same stage -- coverage of "A Conversation with the Candidates," moderators from Houston public radio's KUHF; coverage by Associated Press & ABC News, May 3-4, 2012
  • Republican Primary forum at the University of Houston, coverage by Austin YNN, May 4, 2012
  • Republican Primary debate coverage by Tyler Paper, May 17, 2012: forum held by "Grassroots America--We the People," a local conservative political action committee.
  • Republican Primary coverage by Associated Press, May 25, 2012
  • Republican Primary coverage by Kera North Texas News and San Francisco Chronicle, June 22-25
  • Democratic Primary coverage by Associated Press on KXAN, June 27, at public television station KERA's Dallas studios.
  • Republican Primary coverage by Houston Chronicle and Associated Press, July 17-23
  • Republican Primary coverage by Washington Examiner, Aug. 29
  • Houston Chronicle and WFAA-TV Dallas-Fort Worth coverage of Cruz-Sadler debate, Oct. 2, 2012; in Belo.



Sen. Hutchison retiring in 2012. Senate debates:
2012 Texas Senate debates, Cruz vs. Dewhurst vs. Sadler
2008 Texas Senate debate, Cornyn vs. Noriega
2006 Texas Senate debate, Jameson vs. Hutchison vs. Radnofsky

Utah

    Utah Senate debates:
  • Senate debate coverage by Deseret News, April 4 2012, covering Hatch (R) vs. Ashdown (D)
  • Senate debate coverage by Deseret News, April 17 2012, second and final GOP debate before state GOP convention
  • Senate GOP primary debate coverage by KSL's Dennis Romboy, May 27, 2012: covering Dan Liljenquist vs. Orrin Hatch
  • Fox 13-Now coverage of Utah Republican primary "debate", wherein Dan Liljenquist debated a cardboard cutout figure of Sen. Orrin Hatch, June 7, 2012
  • GOP primary debate, Dan Liljenquist vs. Sen. Orrin Hatch, on June 15, 2012, on KSL Radio's "Doug Wright Show", in Salt Lake City, covered by Salt Lake Tribune and KSL radio.
  • Salt Lake Tribune coverage of Utah senate "debate", wherein Scott Howell (D) and 3rd-party nominees debated a nameplate of Sen. Orrin Hatch in front of an empty seat, Aug. 21, 2012
  • San Francisco Chronicle and Salt Lake Tribune on Utah Senate debate, Orrin Hatch & Scott Howell, Oct. 17-18, 2012
  • Deseret News on Utah Senate debate, Orrin Hatch & Scott Howell, on KSL Newsradio Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, in Salt Lake City.



Sen. Hatch up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Utah Senate debates, Liljenquist vs. Hatch
2010 Utah Senate debate, Lee vs. Granato
2004 Utah Senate debate Oct. 14, 2004

Vermont

    Vermont Senate debates:
  • Boston Globe coverage of debate between MacGovern and Sanders, Oct. 18, 2012



Sen. Sanders up for re-election in 2012; Debates:
2012 Vermont Senate debates, Sanders vs. MacGovern

Virginia

    Virginia Senate debates:
  • Dec 7, 2011 debate hosted by the Richmond Times Dispatch and other state media outlets.
  • April 28, 2012 coverage of the Republican Senate Primary Debate hosted by Republican Party of Virginia,in Roanoke, coverage by WSET-TV Lynchburg
  • May 5, 2012; Republican Senate Primary Debate; at the Sheraton Roanoke Airport Hotel; moderated by Jay Warren of WSLS-10 and three panelists; coverage by WSLS-10 Roanaoke
  • May 11, 2012 GOP primary forum sponsored by the Republican Party of Virginia at the Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach; Moderator Nicole Riley, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business; coverage by Richmond Republican Examiner, Washington Post, Hampton Roads Daily Press, and The Virginian-Pilot.
  • May 25-26, 2012; final GOP primary debate in Falls Church; moderator Bob Holsworth, retired political science professor; covered by 4-NBC.
  • June 28, 2012, Washington Post coverage of Allen-Kaine debates
  • July 22, 2012, CNN State of the Union, moderated by Cindy Crowley
  • July 22, 2012, Roanoke Times coverage of Allen-Kaine debate at The Homestead resort in Hot Springs
  • Sept. 20, 2012, NY Times and NBC-12 coverage of televised Allen-Kaine debate
  • Oct. 9, 2012, Martinsville Bulletin coverage of Meet the Press Allen-Kaine debate, hosted by David Gregory at the Capital One Conference Center in McLean.
  • Oct. 18, 2012, WSLS-TV-10 coverage of final televised Virginia Senate debate in Blacksburg.



Sen. Webb retiring in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Virginia Senate debates, Kaine vs. Allen vs. Radtke
2008 Virginia Senate debate, Gilmore vs. Warner
2006 Senate debate, Allen v. Webb

Washington

    State of Washington Senate debates:
  • Yakima Herald coverage, April 12, 2012
  • Seattle Met coverage, Aug. 20, 2012
  • Seattle Times coverage, Sept. 15, 2012



Sen. Cantwell up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 Washington Senate debates, Baumgartner vs. Cantwell
2010 Washington Senate debates, Murray vs. Rossi
2006 Washington Senate debate, Cantwell vs. McGavick vs. Guthrie
2004 Washington Senate debate, Murray vs. Nethercutt

West Virginia

    West Virginia Senate debates:
  • Ad review in The Atlantic, May 8, 2012
  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting and West Virginia MetroNews coverage of Byrd-Raese debate at Shepherd University in Jefferson County; October 2, 2012.



Sen. Manchin up for re-election in 2012; Senate debates:
2012 West Virginia Senate debates, Manchin vs. Raese rematch.
2010 West Virginia Senate debates, Manchin vs. Raese

Wisconsin

    Wisconsin Senate debates:
  • Fox 11 coverage of Wisconsin Senate debate 3/24/2012
  • Fox 11 WITI-TV coverage of GOP primary Senate debate in Waukesha, 4/12/2012
  • Wisconsin Rapids-Tribune interviews of Senate contenders in Port Edwards, 4/24 (Neumann) and 7/9 (Baldwin)
  • Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel; Fox-11 News; RealClearPolitics.com; and Wausau Daily Herald coverage: Republican Senate primary debate in Green Bay, 7/30-8/10
  • Tea Party survey: Wisconsin grassroots organizations posed key issues questions. They provided questionnaires to Republican U.S. Senate candidates on August 8th, 2012, asking for a clear “yes” or “no” to each of the items, plus space for a brief explanation.
  • Wisconsin State Journal coverage of Wisconsin Senate debate, plus PolitiFact fact-checking, Sept. 27-28, 2012
  • Madison Agri-View and Bloomberg Businessweek coverage of Baldwin-Thompson debate, Oct. 2-5, 2012



Sen. Kohl retiring in 2012; ; Senate debates:
2012 Wisconsin Senate debates, Neumann vs. Thompson vs. Schiess
2010 Wisconsin Senate debates, Feingold vs. Johnson
2004 Wisconsin Senate debates, Feingold vs. Michels

Wyoming

No debates yet for 2012.


Sen. Barrasso up for re-election in 2012; no debates yet for 2012; no previous Senate debates recorded.


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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